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Dear Wiltwyck Quilters Guild,
Here’s an announcement about an ongoing exhibit at the Westchester Community College Center for the Arts. Hope to see you there.
Uncommon Threads, a quilt show featuring contemporary quilts by eight members of the Brooklyn Quilters Guild, is running through October 5, at the Westchester Community College Center for the Arts, 196 Central Ave., White Plains, NY 10606. Admission is free, there’s plenty of parking ($7), and it is walking distance to the train station.
A reception will be held on Saturday, September 29, noon – 3 pm.
The quilters include Madeleine Appell, Susan Byrnes, Joyce Crupi, Kirstin Fisher, Martha McDonald, Ellen Piccolo, Margaret Walsh and Shari Werner. There are approximately 60 items on view, including quilts of all sizes and fabric bowls.
In addition, Kirsten Fisher will be teaching a workshop on making contemporary art quilts on Saturday, October 27, at the Center. For more information on the show and the workshop, call 914-606-7500.
A note: The entrance to the Center for the Arts is to the right as you face the building. Walk around the flower bed and you will see the sign above the door.
We hope to see you at one of the remaining September events listed below. There are also have a couple of opportunities in October and November to add to our stash.
Saturday, Sept. 29, 9:30-2:30 pm, Reformed Presbyterian Church, 6512 Western Turnpike (Route 20), Duanesburg
WANTED FOR OCT WORKSHOP
A sewing machine for Jackie Kunkel’s use in her Oct. workshops here. She prefers a Viking, but will use a different brand. Must be in perfect working order. Contact Linda Armour if you have one she can use. firstname.lastname@example.org
Bring your completed chemo pillows and/or other items to the October guild meeting. Alice Maceyak will distribute them to the hospital.
Thank you to all of you who have expressed an interest in coming to the pillowcase party. We’ve had 3 parties so far and have made/collected over 150 pillowcases! Bring your machine, thread, pins, scissors to cut thread, lunch, beverage, and a buddy. I’ll bring the pillowcase kits, extra pins, and chocolate. We’ll see you on Friday, September 28, from 10-2. No problem if you can only stay part of the time. Come for as long or as little as you are able. Contact me with any questions. Linda Armour email@example.com
Below is the link to the Teal Pumpkin Project. I make 5″ x 8″ mug rugs and back pack tags (just like luggage tags) for trick-or-treating over the candy! Linda Armour
back pack/luggage tags
I can send you the pattern for the mug rug and tags if you want. Just email me. firstname.lastname@example.org